KNK II

Permanent Shutdown


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
FBR
Prototype
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (Kernforschungszentrum Karlsruhe -KfK)
KERNKRAFTWERK-BETRIEBSGESELLSCHAFT MBH
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
17 MWe
18 MWe
21 MWe
58 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Sep, 1974
10 Oct, 1977
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
09 Apr, 1978
03 Mar, 1979
Permanent Shutdown Date
23 Aug, 1991

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
0.32 TW.h
21.1 %
26.8 %
78.9 %
17.1 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 1991

Operating History

Year Electricity Supplied
[GW.h]
Reference Unit Power
[MW]
Annual Time On Line
[h]
Operation Factor
[%]
Energy Availability Factor
[%]
Load Factor
[%]
Annual Cumulative Annual Cumulative
1978 6.300 17 1903
1979 26.200 17 1980 23.0 16.1 16.1 19.4 19.4
1980 33.300 21 2625 29.9 22.3 19.8 18.0 18.6
1981 35.000 16 3510 40.1 27.1 22.1 25.0 20.6
1982 29.000 17 3475 39.7 22.3 22.1 19.5 20.3
1983 17.000 16 1707 19.5 13.6 20.5 12.1 18.8
1984 52.760 17 4177 47.6 38.6 23.6 35.3 21.5
1985 54.110 16 3966 45.3 37.0 25.4 38.6 23.9
1986 13.360 16 1139 13.0 7.2 23.2 9.5 22.2
1987 14.040 16 1795 20.5 17.0 22.5 10.0 20.8
1988 0.000 16 0 0.0 0.0 20.4 0.0 18.8
1989 0.000 16 0 0.0 0.0 18.6 0.0 17.2
1990 33.800 17 4215 48.1 49.1 21.2 22.7 17.6
1991 7.770 17 1034 17.7 19.2 21.1 7.8 17.1
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2019-08-21

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